Archive for April, 2014

Service Diversions 04-25-14

Get a head start on your weekend plans as I have just updated the Service Diversions through all of next week. Make sure to follow @TransitBlogger on Twitter by clicking the button in the sidebar as I am using it more often. Also if you are into indie music make sure to follow @IndMusicReview & […]

MTA Adds 2 Stops To B44 Select Bus Service

Earlier today, MTA NYC Transit announced that it has added 2 stops to the B44 Select Bus Service. Here are the official details: MTA New York City Transit has added two stops on the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) route serving customers traveling between Williamsburg Bridge Plaza and Knapp Street/Emmons Avenue. The locations were added […]

Overnight Q Service To Become Local

Broadway line local station riders have good news coming to them as of this December. MTA NYC Transit has announced that trains will now run local in Manhattan during the overnight hours. Here is more: MTA New York City Transit today announced that beginning in December 2014, Q trains will make all local stops in […]

Senator Blumenthal Safety Blunder

The Metro-North has been taking a beating from all angles for quite sometime. Whether it is the agency’s failed maintenance or the deadliest accident in the agency’s history. Unfortunately the beating continued this past week when Democratic Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal demanded accountability after learning the agency racked up $552,000 stemming from 139 violations in […]

DNA Swab Kits Coming To The MTA

One of the perks for bus drivers in the newly agreed contract between the MTA & TWU Local 100 is that they will be receiving DNA Swab Kits to deal with the issue of spat on drivers. Michael Gartland of the New York Post has more: The MTA is about to get a little more […]